to UFO or not to UFO

John and Barbara Mallick mallick at
Thu Aug 15 00:31:03 EDT 2002

You need to be very careful when dealing with repairs on UFO's.  I took my
car to a local independent garage here to see if they could help with a
stuck caliper.  They basically said " need new calipers, new
rotors, new pads....about $2700 in parts plus labor..."  I got the car out
of there pretty quickly and had some local Audi gearheads put on a used
caliper for me for about $100.  Most shops just have never seen the UFO's
and use the Audi dealer as a parts reference.   Given the cost of
upgrades/conversions, I've decided to stick with the UFO's...they're
incredibly easy to service and with proper care they last a long time.  And
they make quite a conversation topic at the local tire store.

John Mallick
'91 200q20v (w/UFO's)

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